By Steven D. Martinson

ISBN-10: 1571131833

ISBN-13: 9781571131836

ISBN-10: 1571136576

ISBN-13: 9781571136572

Friedrich Schiller isn't only one in all Germany's prime poets. he's additionally one of many significant German participants to global literature. In Germany, Schiller celebrations and commemorations nonetheless play a job within the formation of public opinion, and the timeless phrases he gave to characters resembling Marquis Posa in Don Carlos and Wilhelm inform within the eponymous drama proceed to underscore the necessity for human freedom. Schiller cultivated wish within the actualization of ethical wisdom via aesthetic schooling and demanding mirrored image, resulting in his perfect of a extra humane humanity. whilst, he was once absolutely cognizant of the issues that attend a number of sorts of idealism. but for Schiller, eventually, love is still the gravitational middle of the universe and of human life, and past existence and dying pleasure prevails. This number of state of the art essays by means of many of the world's top Schiller specialists constitutes a milestone in scholarship that's quite well timed in view of the 2 hundredth anniversary of the poet's demise in 2005. certain cognizance is given to either the paradigm shifts in Schiller's paintings in its improvement through the years and the indelible imprint of the early writings on his later works. The individuals additionally stay delicate to the a number of degrees on which the poet was once operating. the quantity comprises in-depth discussions of Schiller's significant dramatic and poetic works, his essays on aesthetics, and his actions as historian, anthropologist, and physiologist, in addition to of his relation to the ancients and of Schiller reception in twentieth-century Germany. participants: Steven D. Martinson, Walter Hinderer, David Pugh, Otto Dann, Werner von Stransky-Stranka-Greifenfels, J. M. van der Laan, Rolf-Peter Janz, Lesley Sharpe, Norbert Oellers, Dieter Borchmeyer, Karl S. Guthke, Wulf Koepke.

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Amid his sufferings, and in clear view of life in an imperfect world, Schiller kept joy and hope alive. Perhaps the following lines from the poem “Die Künstler” (The Artists), written in 1789 during the French Revolution, could well serve as Schiller’s epitaph. Der Menschheit Würde ist in eure Hand gegeben, Bewahret sie! Sie sinkt mit euch! Mit euch wird sie sich heben! Schiller believed that all social-political change must begin with the individual, no matter how criminal, as the actions of Karl Moor, Christian Wolf, Maria Stuart, and Wilhelm Tell suggest.

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Captain Johann Anton Wiltmaister was a member of the Stuttgart military regiment, an outfit to which Schiller would be assigned and serve as a surgeon. Wiltmaister died at the end of December 1780, around the time that Schiller began his service. In this poem, the wing metaphor plays a key role, as it does throughout Schiller’s writings, and not only in the area of poetry. Maria Stuart, for example, dreams of escaping her prison with the aid of wings, which, in her case, is but a vain hope. Here, too, the writer explores the limitations, that is, fetters of the body.

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